ECON 6420

ECON 6420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course belongs to the health economics sequence. In addition to health economics, some topics cover public and labor economics. Students will also learn how to develop research sketches. First, we talk about U.S. health insurance and its intersection with the labor market. Then, we talk about health care providers, their reimbursement and behavior. Next, we study social insurance systems for health risks, such as disability or sick leave insurance. Finally, we cover specific topics like health measurement, the value of a statistical life or cost-benefit analysis. The lectures will not cover health behaviors (PAM 6410), human capital and early childhood effects, the environment-health literature, and effects of income, education, and unemployment on health (behaviors).

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in Applied Economics.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: Ph.D. level courses in microeconomic theory and econometrics.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 6420

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7076 ECON 6420   LEC 001

    • MW Online Meeting
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ziebarth, N

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous